Environmental Change

Renovation project blurs the lines between contemporary additions and historical integrity – STORY AND PHOTOS BY WES RYALS The quaint southern town of Barnesville lies a short drive northwest of Macon in Georgia’s historic heartland. Once heralded as the “Buggy Capital of the South” during the late 19th century, splendid manors of the “Buggy Barons” still…

Color drives design forecast for 2018

For designers, our annual pilgrimage is High Point, North Carolina, home to the largest home furnishings trade show in the world, and perhaps the best indicator of market trends in the industry. I recently returned from my visual journey through more than 10 million square feet of new and innovative designs with a glimpse into…

Bringing modern comfort to Oconee Brewing Co.

When I was first invited to walk through the future home of Oconee Brewing Co., in downtown Greensboro, the dusty concrete and brick walls supporting the dilapidated roof, rotted by decades of neglect, wasn’t reason for pause. I only saw what the former Chero Cola plant was going to become. Since our firm had completed…